Adam N. Justice is the Director of Galleries for the College of Arts + Architecture at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. He is a Virginia native who received his Master’s degree in Art History from Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond) in 2004, following his thesis on the evolving role of sign theory in mid-century American art. He then served as the Gallery Associate at VCU’s Anderson Gallery (2004-2006), the Chief Curator at the William King Art Museum in Abingdon, VA (2006-2010), the Curator of Art at the Polk Museum of Art in Lakeland, FL (2010-2016), and the Assistant Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art at the Mint Museum (2016-2018). His career includes an array of curated exhibitions of modern and contemporary art, numerous essays and critiques written for exhibition catalogs and regional publications, and various appointments as judge/juror for regional and national arts competitions, including PhotoNOLA (New Orleans), The Hunting Art Prize (Houston, TX), and Gasparilla Festival of the Arts (Tampa, FL). While in Florida, he also helped found Outer Space (Winter Haven, FL), a contemporary art gallery and studio residency program, where he served as co-curator and resident artist.